7. “Little Drummer Boy” by GENTRI
Latter-day Saint singing group GENTRI released this uplifting version of the classic Christmas song, “Little Drummer Boy.” The group wrote on their Facebook page, “Please join us this Christmas by choosing to #LightTheWorld through acts of service by giving of whatever gifts you have to give, no matter how small they may seem.”
This 12-track album (3 previously released and 9 new songs) features classics like “The First Noel,” “O Holy Night,” and, of course, “God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen,” all arranged and produced in GENTRI’s sweepingly epic and joyful style. The title track, “Finding Christmas,” is a poignant original song, a reminder of the deeper meaning in this time of year. This album will help you feel the true joy of Christmas, a joy that comes from celebrating the love and peace of the season.
6. “Peace in Christ” by The Bonner Family and Working with Lemons
Latter-day Saint musicians The Bonner Family and Working with Lemons recently partnered to create the perfect music video "Peace in Christ." Working with Lemons posted, “We have received so many messages and comments about how this video has impacted people’s lives and we’re so grateful to have had the opportunity to share this message with the help of our good friends @thebonnerfamily.”
The Bonner Family's first album features their expertly crafted vocal harmonies, soulful original songs, and a medley of beloved children's hymns. This is music that creates an atmosphere of peace, unity, and joy from one of the most talented families working in Christian music today.
5. “Winter in the Air” by David Archuleta
David Archuleta really came through this year with his amazing Christmas album and music videos. This video captures the magic of winter and might even make you enjoy the chilly months a little more.
Singing sensation David Archuleta channels his contagious positive energy in a collection of Christmas favorites and originals that celebrate the joy and true meaning of the season.
4. “Silent Night” by The Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square
The Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square released their Christmas music video, set to the beautiful hymn "Silent Night" and reminds us what truly matters this holiday season.
Award-winning actress, singer, and dancer Sutton Foster and acclaimed British actor Hugh Bonneville join the Mormon Tabernacle Choir and Orchestra at Temple Square for a spectacular full-scale Christmas program that tugs at the heartstrings and bursts with the joy of the season. Hugh Bonneville's narration of the story behind the beloved hymn "It Is Well with My Soul" celebrates peace in the midst of tragedy, and Sutton Foster's crystal clear voice and vibrant stage presence thrills and captivates all in attendance.